Hyperbolic Doilies For The Hair

I don’t know where this romantic streak of mine has come from of late! First there was pink crochet flowers, then crochet with pearl beads and now doilies for the hair! It must be that spring has sprung! I have had my DMC 40 pure cotton Ecru coloured thread out along with my .6 mm […]

Hyperbolic Space For Charity

The other day a cheerful mail with a photo attached landed in my in-box. It was from the lovely Reefer, Jenny Byrne. Jenny is one of the rock solid core members of The Reefers group that is promoting and not least loving the Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef. It turned out that Jenny had entered […]

Hyperbolic Guitar In My House

My home has been taken over by all things hyperbolic. The Irish Reef is under construction and last minute pieces are being crochet for certain places on the baskets – and here was I thinking I had completed my contributions… A good while back I challenged my husband, Dónal Donohoe, to give writing a piece […]

The Plot Thickens Hyperbolically

I often wondered how I managed to become so deeply submerged in the woolly wonder of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef. The whole project has spoken to something deep inside of me from the word go. My free spirit, my love of the sea, my structured mind, my creativity, my sense of flow, my sense […]

Hyperbolic Crochet

Currently The Irish Reef is is on show at The Greenhouse in Dublin and we are delighted that The Reef is out of storage and on view for everyone to enjoy. This is The Insitute for Figuring’s fantastic ode to maths and the fragile coral reefs in our oceans. I facilitated and coordinated some of […]

The Holy Grail Of Hyperbolic Crochet

We had a great day yesterday at The Science Gallery, crochet was taught and it’s simply magical to see new Reefers submerging themselves in the wolly wonder. Corals were made and another bit of Irish People’s Reef moved into the window at the café in the Science Gallery. It looks great! Dr. Daina Taimina’s book […]

Irish Hyperbolic Reef – Day 1

Today was the day of Reef Reality. Curators Margaret & Christine Wertheim were at the Science Gallery installing their wonderful exhibition. While they were busy expertly building theirs, we slowly started to find our way with the Irish Reef. Corals ready for the baskets Dancing the Hyperbolic Crochet Valse Curators ‘magpieing’ the Irish Coral Reef […]

Irish Hyperbolic Crochet – My Contribution

I have travelled the most life changing path of science and crochet since last September. I have crochet my heart into every single piece for submission to the Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef which will be shown at the Science Gallery, Dublin from March 20th to June 11th, 2010. Paddy’s Hyperbolic Crochet Coral & Infinity […]

The Irish Hyperbolic Coral Reef Riggers

A few pictures from the Coral Reef Foundation Makers at Science Gallery, Dublin. Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Riggers – Science Gallery – March 7th, 2010 The Reef Boast Table – Science Gallery – March 7th, 2010 Irish Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Riggers – Science Gallery March 7th, 2010 The Reef To Be – Science […]

Irish Hyperbolic Update

We had a hoot today playing around with all the fantastic crochet coral that had landed at the Science Gallery. Folks, we have the makings of quite a spectacular reef! The latest update is as follows: Submit further pieces of coral to the Science Gallery by Sunday March 7th when the preliminary work of setting […]